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Robert Half Sr. Technical Accountant in Hanover, Pennsylvania


We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Technical Accountant with specialized knowledge in translating financial statements from International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the United States. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing various accounting processes and ensuring compliance with accounting standards during acquisitions and transitions.


  • Implementation of Purchase Accounting Adjustments:

  • Lead the integration of purchase accounting adjustments related to acquisitions into consolidated financial statements.

  • Ensure accurate translation of financial data from IFRS to US GAAP, adhering to regulatory requirements and company policies.

  • Transition to Accrual-Based Accounting:

  • Assist in the transformation of businesses from cash-based to 100% accrual-based accounting.

  • Work with acquired companies, often more cash-based and unaudited, to align their accounting practices with the organization's standards.

  • Unit-Based Stock Compensation Calculations:

  • Perform detailed calculations for unit-based stock compensation plans, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather necessary information for stock compensation calculations.

  • Monthly Inventory and Bad Debt Reserves:

  • Calculate and analyze monthly inventory reserves, considering factors such as obsolescence and valuation adjustments.

  • Determine and maintain accurate bad debt reserves, assessing credit risks and economic conditions.

  • Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare and review financial reports, ensuring completeness, accuracy, and compliance with US GAAP.

  • Collaborate with other departments to gather relevant financial information for reporting purposes.

  • Continuous Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the accounting function.

  • Implement best practices to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes.

  • Documentation and Compliance:

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation for all accounting processes and transactions.

  • Stay abreast of changes in accounting standards and regulations, ensuring ongoing compliance.


  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • Professional certification such as CPA or ACCA is highly desirable.

  • Extensive experience in cost accounting, financial reporting, and IFRS to US GAAP translation.

  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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